Hawke's Bay v Manawatu
Hawke Cup 1946/47 (Challenge Match)
VenueNelson Park, Napier on 5th, 7th April 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultHawke's Bay won by a concession
UmpiresDR Pirie, Thompson
Close of play day 1

Manawatu first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McVicarlbw b HEI Reaney17     
BD Millerc Mitchell b Downes0     
F Collisb Downes23     
DW Bowdenlbw b Downes0     
*JA Ongleyb TPL Reaney24     
TE Armitagelbw b Downes0     
MA Ongleynot out41     
+WE Norrislbw b Downes8     
VC Hollandc Mitchell b Downes33     
HA Purcellc HEI Reaney b Bergersen0     
RK Adcockc sub b Bergersen9     
Extras(13 b, 3 lb)16
Total(all out, 81 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-39, 3-46, 4-47, 5-49, 6-69, 7-88, 8-143, 9-144, 10-171 (81 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Downes36   12576--
TPL Reaney12   5171--
Evans3   0140--
HEI Reaney19   5411--
Bergersen10   1242--
Perrin1   020--

Hawke's Bay first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HEI Reaneylbw b Purcell0     
JAA Bergersenb Purcell1     
ED Evansb Purcell21     
AS Kauterrun out14     
*TPL Reaneyb Adcock10     
HM Hawthornlbw b Collis0     
KH Perrinnot out52     
DG Revellc Norris b Purcell1     
+RW Mitchellst +Holland b Adcock8     
RJ Burnsc Holland b Collis2     
TA Downesb Adcock2     
Extras(16 b)16
Total(all out, 63.4 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-1, 3-37, 4-45, 5-46, 6-70, 7-75, 8-92, 9-123, 10-127 (63.4 ov)
Manawatu bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Purcell21   7224--
Collis19   8262--
Miller8   2130--
MA Ongley2   080--

Manawatu second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McVicarlbw b HEI Reaney6     
BD Millerlbw b Downes2     
F Collislbw b Downes7     
DW Bowdennot out0     
*JA Ongleylbw b Downes0     
TE Armitagedid not bat      
MA Ongleydid not bat      
+WE Norrisdid not bat      
VC Hollanddid not bat      
HA Purcelldid not bat      
RK Adcockdid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(4 wickets, 12 overs)17
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-17, 3-17, 4-17 (12 ov)
Hawke's Bay bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Downes6   343--
TPL Reaney4   1100--
HEI Reaney2   111--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.

Manawatu withdrew. Might it have been the number of lbws granted to Hawke's Bay?